Comparable examples show that this vase was originally accompanied by a pedestal stand. The top section from comparable examples listed below contains two segments. The shape of the top section of the vase offered differs from the other examples: its rounded top with hexagonal and finely decorated opening probably did not contain another segment.
See A. Erkelens, Queen Mary's 'Delft porcelain', Zwolle, 1996, p.45 for an illustration of comparable example in the collection of Chatsworth House
H. Ressing, 'Delfts aardewerk in Dyrham Park', In: Vormen uit Vuur, no. 173, 2000, p.11, ill.4 for an example in Dyrham Park and one in Museum Het Prinsenhof, Delft
M.S. van Aken-Fehmers (a.o.), Delfts aardewerk, geschiedenis van een nationaal product, Zwolle, 1999, p.107, ill.1 for an example in the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag
A comparable example was sold at Christie's Amsterdam, 15 May 2002, lot 400 and is currently in a private collection
Another example of this form is known to be in Uppark House.